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ontological argument

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ontological argument (plural ontological arguments)

  1. (philosophy, theology) A type of argument which maintains that the existence of God can be deduced from an analysis of the concept of God.

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  • ontological argument” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.
  • "ontological argument" in the Wordsmyth Dictionary-Thesaurus (Wordsmyth, 2002)
  • "ontological argument" in "The Existence of God" by P.J. Toner, in The Catholic Encyclopedia, Robert Appleton Company, New York, 1911.
  • "ontological argument" in FOLDOP - Free On-Line Dictionary Of Philosophy.
  • "ontological argument" in A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names (Garth Kemerling, 1997-2002)
  • Dictionary of Philosophy, Dagobert D. Runes (editor), Philosophical Library, 1962; see: "Ontological argument" by Rufolf Allers, page 219